NTSB Identification: SEA86LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31494.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 20, 1986 in THOMAS CREEK, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N7583K
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED NOT BEING LINED UP PROPERLY ON THE AIRSTRIP WHEN POWER WAS APPLIED FOR TAKEOFF. A WITNESS REPORTED SEEING THE TAIL OF THE ACFT PULLING TO THE LEFT CAUSING THE ACFT TO SLIDE DOWN THE AIRSTRIP. THE LEFT LANDING GEAR DUG INTO THE TERRAIN, COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED COMING TO REST ON THE LEFT WING.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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